As the department informed earlier, the conspiratorial cell included six residents of the Rostov Region - citizens of Russia and one of the Central Asian countries.

According to intelligence, they were preparing attacks on police officers and terrorist attacks.

In an attempt to detain the leader of the group in the Azov region, he opened fire on the FSB special forces and blew up the IED, while being mortally wounded. In Rostov-on-Don, the remaining five attackers were detained. 

* “Islamic State” (IG) - the organization was recognized as terrorist by decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation of December 29, 2014.